<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Politics and Political News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usMon, 23 Oct 2017 05:13:51 -0700Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:13:51 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Couldn't Remember Fallen Soldier's Name: Widow]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:05:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/La+David+Johnson.jpg
Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson said White House chief of staff John Kelly lied when he said she took credit two years ago for securing funding for an FBI field office in south Florida.

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<![CDATA[Mueller Investigating Dem. Lobbyist Tony Podesta: Sources]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 03:38:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/120530845-Tony-Podesta-.jpg
Tony Podesta and the Podesta Group are now the subjects of a federal investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, three sources with knowledge of the matter told NBC News.The probe of Podesta and...

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<![CDATA[Women of the Senate Share Their #MeToo Stories of Harassment]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:30:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/4DemSens.jpg
The Harvey Weinstein story reminded us of the ugliness, the humiliation and perhaps most importantly, the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault. In response, women took to social media and began telling...

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<![CDATA[Cub Scout Kicked Out of Den After Asking Lawmaker Questions]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:57:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_091024026071.jpg
A Colorado Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after asking a state senator questions about political issues from gun control to health care legislation, NBC News reported. The Cub Scout's mother, Lori...

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<![CDATA[Obama Returns to the Campaign Trail]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:43:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+OBAMA+CAMPAIGNING+THUMB.jpg
Former President Barack Obama returned to the political spotlight Thursday for the first time since leaving office by campaigning for the Democratic nominees for Governor in New Jersey and Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[Bipartisan Senate Bill Aims to Prevent Western Wildfires]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:00:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/wildfire.GettyImages-591911058-2.jpg
As wildfires rage across California and the West, Democratic and Republican senators have joined forces to help rural communities better prepare for and prevent catastrophic wildfires.A bill introduced...

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<![CDATA[Kelly 'Stunned' by Rep.'s Criticism of Trump's Call to Widow]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:36:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Kelly_FULL-150844371186000002.jpg
White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday he was "stunned" and "broken hearted" by a Florida congresswoman woman's criticism of President Donald Trump's phone call to one of...]]>
<![CDATA['Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:54:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_17292573775204-George-W.-Bush-Speech.jpg
Former President George W. Bush is warning against the proliferation of cruelty and bigotry in American life that is threatening public discourse and may be harming faith in democracy.Bush's comments deriding...

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<![CDATA['Casual Cruelty': Bush Criticizes Current State of Politics ]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:33:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GWB_Criticizes_Current_State_of_Politics-150842953611900002.jpg
Former president George W. Bush criticized the current state of American politics and the Trump administration with a pointed speech on the "casual cruelty" common in modern political discussions,...]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters Decry 'Nazi Hate' at While Nationalist's Speech]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:27:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-863078442.jpg
Crowds of demonstrators gathered at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville Thursday, holding signs and chanting anti-Nazi slogans in protest of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer.Hundreds...

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<![CDATA[In DNC Shakeup, Perez Ousts Longtime Party Officials]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:04:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/perAP_17057091388173.jpg
A shakeup is underway at the Democratic National Committee as several longtime officials have lost their posts, exposing a still-raw rift in the party and igniting anger among those in its progressive wing...

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<![CDATA[Pentagon Sends Team to Niger to Find 'Basic Raw Facts']]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:43:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pentagon-ext.jpg
The U.S. military says it continues to search for answers about what happened in Niger two weeks ago, After four U.S. soldiers were killed during an ambush in Niger tour weeks ago, The Pentagon has sent a...

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<![CDATA[US Rep. Calls Trump a 'Liar,' Niger Attack His 'Benghazi']]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:33:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/AP_171284199158.jpg
Calling Donald Trump a "liar," U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson on Wednesday fiercely defended her statements over his call with a fallen U.S. soldier's widow. She is also demanding answers on the Niger attack...

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